Mgr. Martina Drtílková MBA
A methodist for gifted children development
A member of National Institute for Education
Martin Drtílková graduated the Faculty of Pedagogy, Masaryk University, English language and Mathematics. She also graduated a study of strategy management at B.I.B.S., Nottingham Trent University.
She reinforced English language during several work stays abroad. She taught kids at an elementary school, led methodological courses for teachers of foreign languages and prepared students for Cambridge International exams. Martina found PONNY preschool in 2001 and since then she has been dealing with learning disorders prevention, child complex development at the pre-school age and an influence of movement and diet on kids´ brain development.
She participates in many conferences, methodological and professional trainings which are focused on development of preschool children in both physical and mental fields.
"We are responsible not only for what we do but also for what we do not do." (Moliére)
I graduated from high school of Art and Industry. Currently I’m studying pre-school education. I love to work with the kids, they show me a world of new opportunities that adults nearly felt to remember. I like travelling with my friends, cooking and walking my dog.
I studied teaching of Czech language and literature at Masaryk University. After my studies I worked as a teacher of Czech language at primary school where I was employed as a pedagogic assistant, too. Besides, I tutored children of all ages and worked for non-profit organizations. During my working visits in France and Ireland I improved my English and French and besides that I gained new childcare experience as an au-pair. I passed healthcare training for working with children. Currently, I am taking a long distance programme of pre-school pedagogy. I love travelling, sewing, reading books and playing the djembe.
I graduated from Faculty of Arts at Masaryk University in the field of Archaeology and during my studies I participated in Erasmus exchange programme and studied at Uppsala University in Sweden. I worked as an art therapist at Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute in Brno for two years. I have an experience with leading art workshops for children and with baby-sitting. In my spare time I like to take photos with oldschool cameras and I also like biking and reading detective stories.
I graduated from Business Academy, Librarian Professional College and Higher Vocational College in Brno, specializing in Social Work. Then I took an opportunity to broaden my educational horizons and I studied pedagogical minimum of free-time pedagogy. I have been working with children for nine years. Thanks to my need to keep learning in practice, I have been a volunteer, employee or trainee in a wide range of organizations targeting children from state institutions to non-profit organizations and the private sector. I am also a passionate athlete who loves nature and unforgettable expeditions and experiences. Climbing is my philosophy of life and my passion.
„If your I says no ... Be bigger than your I.“
After finishing the High school, I studied English at language school. Then I graduated from Teachering of Russian language and literature at Masaryk University at Faculty of Arts. During my studies I taught Russian at the high school in Brno and I also tutored students in Russian individually. Working with preschool children is really interesting for me. Their search for knowledge and desire to learning mean motivation to me. My hobbies are cooking, reading books and sports. I also like going to the theatre and concerts.
Speech therapy expert
Auntie Olga oversees correct pronunciation with the children, she leads regular practice exercises and supplies the parents and their children with sheets of vocabulary and poems for home practice. If the parents are interested, they can arrange an individual meeting and discuss with her everything they need to know (in the area of development of the speech).
"Rhetoric is the centrepiece of the spirit."
Nutrition and Locomotion Expert
I graduated from Faculty of Medicine at Masaryk University in Brno in the field of Nutrition. I have been working as an instructor of locomotion for infants and toddlers for 10 years and then I have 15 years experience as a nutrition therapist. I cooperate with Brno Bohunice Hospital on program IBD inflammations. Since 2012 I´ve been focusing on food for infants and toddlers. I also cooperate with CRSP Brno as the main Methodist of locomotion care for infants and toddlers. I also work with Cloud9Institut in section of Nutrition, Mind and Identity NUMID as a consultant for business partners. At Ponny preschool you can ask me any question about healthy eating and locomotion both for you and your children.